Climate Future

Climate Future "Cool It" – Tackling Climate Impacts on the Central Coast. A Committee of Community Environment Network
Email:
coolitatcen [dot] org [dot] au
Phone:
(02) 43484756
State:
NSW
Postcode:
2250

Say YES to climate action!

05/06/2011 11:00 am

Across Australia on June 5 people will stand up and say YES to action on climate change a price on pollution!

At 11am (1pm in Brisbane, 1.30 in Canberra) on Sunday, June 5, we'll come together in every major city to show our support for action on climate change.

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In today's Canberra Times, Greens senator, Christine Milne, stated, almost verbatim, 100% Renewables demand for Australia to implement the transition from fossil fuels to renewables.

''While Labor is still wedded to its outdated target to reduce Australia's pollution by 60per cent by 2050, the Greens read and understand the climate science and are committed to setting Australia on the path to a zero emissions economy as soon as possible,'' Senator Milne said.

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Swansea Climate Change Forum – Impacts and Policy

21/05/2011 1:00 pm
Climate Future “Cool It” continue their promotion of the climate debate and combine with Lake Macquarie Climate Action to hold the Swansea Climate Change Forum, 1pm, 21 May 2011. Dr Mark Diesendorf will speak on the policy options available. The Science is clear. We are altering our planet’s climate system to the detriment of our ecosystems for hundreds if not thousands of years into the future. Our decisions today will have repercussions echoing down future generations beyond our children and grandchildren. Come along and have your say in the climate policy discussion and workshop.

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Here's is a link to an article in the Climate Spectator which covers the 1,000 page IPCC report which details how, and at what cost, the world could be powered by renewables by 80%: http://www.climatespectator.co

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The Australian Conservation Fund (ACF) has recently published a report detailing the $12 billion of subsidies being paid in support of fossil fuels: http://www.acfonline.org.au/uploads/res/climate_expenditure_and_subsidies.pdf

Wouldn't be great if this hypocrisy was turned around 180% and those funds given to renewables!  There'd be no need for a market based carbon pollution price and they could get on with implementing  a national FiT insteadl!!

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